Corner Brook (Canada)

Type: City
Name: Corner Brook (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 48.959999
Longitude: -57.959999
population: 18,693
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Spring 2014 honorary degree recipients announced

It may feel like winter, but another sure sign of spring is near. Memorial University will hold spring convocation on May 9 in Corner Brook and May 27-30 in St. Johns. Along with the hundreds of new graduates expected to cross the stage during convocation, ... [Published Memorial University of Newfoundland - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gearing up for the Games

The logo has been unveiled for the 2015 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games in Grande Prairie, Feb. 20-22, 2015.On Thursday afternoon, the event organizing committee displayed the new logo at an unveiling ceremony at the Coca-Cola Centre.The logo depicts ... [Published Daily Herald Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Halifax ship blogger sees signs of heavy ice in Atlantic Canada

Heavy ice off Newfoundland this winter has caused problems for ships, especially ferries. Mac Mackay writes the blog Shipfax and keeps an eye on vessel traffic in and out of Halifax Harbour.Related linksNow Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC Radio On ... [Published CBC - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

TCH Near Witless Bay Line Still One Lane

Drivers are dealing with a bit of a mess on the Trans Canada near Witless Bay Line. The RCMP says the eastbound lane between Butterpot Park and the Witless Bay Line has been reduced to one lane. The Department of Transportation and Works are still on ... [Published VOCM - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy Drifting Causing Trouble on Provincial Highways

Continued heavy drifting has forced the temporary closure of the Lapoile and Burgeo highways, while there are delays on the Trans Canada Highway as the Department of Transportation and Works escorts traffic from Cape Ray to Port aux Basques. Snow is drifting ... [Published VOCM - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cost of Stamps Up Today

The first of a wave of changes to Canada Post comes into effect today. Starting today, the cost of a stamp will go up from 63 cents, to 85 cents, with discounts provided to those who use mail more frequently. This comes as part of a wave of changes to ... [Published VOCM - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Postal Rally in Corner Brook

Postal workers are joining community activists today in rallies across Atlantic Canada, including Newfoundland, opposing Canada Post's plans to end home delivery. CUPW's Atlantic Director Jeff Callaghan says the Crown Corporation has brought in billions ... [Published VOCM - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Extreme Weather - North-America - Canada

EDIS Number: ST-20140327-43155-CAN Date / time: 27/03/2014 13:06:39 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: North-America Country: Canada State/County: Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Location: [Province-wide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Powerful gusts from spring blizzard lash East Coast

Ironic sign at Fort Massey United Church in Halifax during the March 26, 2014 blizzard.Meghan Groff MapA spring blizzard that one forecaster dubbed a ‘monster nor’easter’ descended on Atlantic Canada on Wednesday, hurling icy shards at terrific speeds ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Extreme ice conditions in strait forces ferry interruption

The ferry Sir Robert Bond remained tied up at the wharf in Corner Brook on Monday due to high winds. CBCThe Department of Transportation and Works has taken the Strait of Belle Isle ferry out of service due to extreme ice conditions in the Gulf of St. ... [Published MSN Canada - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Patrick McIlroy takes bronze at national ski tournament

Patrick McIlroy, right on the top podium, won bronze in the juvenile boys' sprint at a national tournament in Corner Brook. (Cross-Country Canada)A teenager from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's has taken a medal at the national cross-country ski competition ... [Published CBC - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Jan 29 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 4 reports

Julian Fantino defiant over calls to resign, while Tories face opposition heat over handling of veterans

OTTAWA — The Harper government delivered a full-throttle defence of its planned closure of eight veterans affairs offices and the siege-laden military mental health system, blaming anti-Tory government unions and a reluctance of soldiers to step forward ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 30 2014]

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...be a great one, whether you are running in it or cheering on loved ones from along the race route," said Francois Lecot, the event's Race Director. "This race brings together people of all fitness levels to both achieve their running goals and raise money for worthy causes through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. We raised an incredible $668,838.50 for 39 charities last year and we are looking forward to raising more than $700,000 for 51 registered charities at this year's event."
Audet has three daughters between the ages of six and 12. "If they don’t pull it they’re going to have to deal with me for another 10 years,” he told the newspaper. Also on HuffPost:"
"His only response was that they monitor the situation on a daily basis. The minister [Nick McGrath] did not give an apology to the hundreds who are now stranded by the actions of government."
The team at Bense SurgiSpa would like to say, "Thank you, Dr. Farrell. Your dedication, hard work and compassion are what make you a vital part of our health care system and an inspiration to all of us!"

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Blind River cross-country skier [Published Elliot Lake Standard - Apr 17 2014]
Spring 2014 honorary degree recipients announced [Published Memorial University of Newfoundland - Apr 11 2014]
Gearing up for the Games [Published Daily Herald Tribune - Apr 11 2014]
Halifax ship blogger sees signs of heavy ice in... [Published CBC - Apr 07 2014]
A harbour watcher in Halifax tracks icebreaking... [Published CBC - Apr 07 2014]
TCH Near Witless Bay Line Still One Lane [Published VOCM - Apr 02 2014]
Heavy Drifting Causing Trouble on Provincial Hi... [Published VOCM - Apr 02 2014]
Thousands of Runners to Spring Into the Banque ... [Published Benzinga.com - Apr 02 2014]
‘Go West’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines on a lo... [Published MyNewsDesk - Apr 01 2014]
Cost of Stamps Up Today [Published VOCM - Mar 31 2014]
Postal Rally in Corner Brook [Published VOCM - Mar 29 2014]
'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower' Should Be Ban... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Mar 27 2014]
Extreme Weather - North-America - Canada [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 27 2014]
Powerful gusts from spring blizzard lash East C... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Mar 27 2014]
Thousands without power after massive spring st... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 27 2014]
Powerful gusts from spring blizzard lash East C... [Published CJAD 800 - Mar 27 2014]
Roll out the black and gold carpet [Published Dalhousie News - Mar 26 2014]
Extreme ice conditions in strait forces ferry i... [Published MSN Canada - Mar 21 2014]
Patrick McIlroy takes bronze at national ski to... [Published CBC - Mar 20 2014]
Atlantic Canada’s forest products sector benefi... [Published Canadian Sailings - Mar 19 2014]
Cold Lake’s very low unemployment rate [Published Cold Lake Sun - Mar 17 2014]
Lisle Compton enters nationals on high note [Published Kenora Daily Miner - Mar 14 2014]
NAPE members reach tentative settlements: Corre... [Published National Union of Public & General Employees - Mar 12 2014]
Congratulations To Dr. Robert Farrell For Recei... [Published I-Newswire - Mar 11 2014]
Protesters hold ‘memorials’ for Veterans Affair... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 31 2014]
Julian Fantino defiant over calls to resign, wh... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 30 2014]
‘Sorry isn’t good enough’: Veterans call Fantin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 30 2014]
support-the-troops hypocrisy continues; angry v... [Published we move to canada - Jan 29 2014]
Veterans group calls Julian Fantino’s ‘resignat... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 29 2014]
2016 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Organ... [Published Financial Services - Jan 24 2014]
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Extreme Weather - North-America - Canada [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 27 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140327-43155-CAN Date / time: 27/03/2014 13:06:39 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: North-America Country: Canada State/County: Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Location: [Province-wide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of ...
Protesters hold ‘memorials’ for Veterans Affair... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 31 2014]
Former Canadian soldiers and their supporters have gathered outside most of the eight Veterans Affairs offices slated to close today to voice their opposition to the federal government’s decision. ‘Memorial’ gatherings are planned in Brandon, Man., ...
Julian Fantino defiant over calls to resign, wh... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 30 2014]
OTTAWA — The Harper government delivered a full-throttle defence of its planned closure of eight veterans affairs offices and the siege-laden military mental health system, blaming anti-Tory government unions and a reluctance of soldiers to step forward ...
‘Sorry isn’t good enough’: Veterans call Fantin... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jan 30 2014]
Furious veterans have rejected an apology by Julian Fantino as nothing more than a mere “performance” after the minister said in the House of Commons that he “absolutely regrets” that he arrived “very late” for a scheduled meeting. In the face of growing ...
support-the-troops hypocrisy continues; angry v... [Published we move to canada - Jan 29 2014]
I am posting this article mainly so the commenter called "conservatives are lying scum" can repost his or her comments here. (You can currently read them on this old post: harper's support for veterans: wear a poppy. do nothing else. ) Veterans who ...
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